Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program

Developing the Next Generation of Hematology and Oncology Leaders

The mission of our ACGME-accredited fellowship is to provide an environment to develop the next generation of leaders in the fields of hematology and oncology. By utilizing resources and mentors across multiple institutions we have developed a dynamic program individualized to the goals and experiences of each trainee. Our major focus is the preparation of fellows for burgeoning academic careers in basic science, translational research, clinical research and specialty areas such as global health and comparative effectiveness research.

Kedar Kirtane, Senior Fellow
Kedar Kirtane, past Senior Fellow in the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship, studies health disparities at the Fred Hutch. Robert Hood / Fred Hutch

Program Aims

  • Clinical Training: To provide foundational, adaptable, and flexible clinical experiences that address the broad needs of fellow trainees, while remaining mindful of work-life balance and ensuring time for reflection, decompression, and self-care.
  • Research: To take advantage of networked institutions to provide individualized and collaborative research experiences across basic, translational, and clinical sciences, including quality improvement.
  • Mentorship: To provide appropriate and directed mentorship to ensure fellows achieve their clinical, research, and career goals, including training to ultimately become leaders in academic Hematology-Oncology.
  • Faculty Development: To continuously improve faculty proficiency and engagement in high-quality bedside teaching and didactic education.
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"We know you will find many unique and appealing features in the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program at UW and Fred Hutch. We offer an exciting and challenging place to establish your skills as a clinical subspecialist and to launch your academic research career."

Manoj Menon, Program Director

Program Features

Fellows in our program train in state-of-the-art facilities with distinguished faculty who perform cutting-edge research to advance our knowledge of cancer and diseases of the blood, and translate these discoveries to clinical care of patients. Equally important, our trainees find a culture that is friendly, nurturing, stimulating and challenging with a love for learning that reflects the dedication and mission of the University of Washington and Fred Hutch.

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Comprehensive Clinical Training

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Scholarly Projects

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Conferences & Lectures

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Training Grant Funding

Comprehensive Clinical Training

The fellow’s experience in our program is rooted in comprehensive inpatient and outpatient clinical training and development of teaching skills, particularly during fulltime rotations over the course of 12 months (for single-boards eligibility) or 18 months (for dual-boards eligibility).

Continuity and disease-focused outpatient clinics provide graduated responsibilities in the management of patients with a broad range of disorders, including hematologic malignancies, classical hematology, blood and marrow transplantation (BMT), and solid tumor oncology. Enhanced experiences in transfusion medicine, cellular therapy, hemostasis/thrombosis and bone marrow failure are available through specialized tracks in the Hematology Focused Fellowship Training Program pathway.

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Faculty & Fellows

The program is led by key faculty from Fred Hutch and the University of Washington.

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Training Program

Our interdisciplinary program focuses on clinical, translational, and basic research; and clinical exposure at internationally recognized organizations.

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Eligibility & Application

Find the eligibility criteria and the process and timeline for submitting applications.

Contact Us

Paul Ford

Program Administrator

Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program
University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
1100 Fairview Ave N – M1-B208
Seattle, WA 98109-1024